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Please can you anyone help with a IE8 problem i am having...? I am trying to change IE8s default ...
24th November 2009, 02:25 PM #1
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24th November 2009, 02:34 PM #2
By default there isn't a policy you can set. I created a custom ADM which I charged around £20 and this covers you for your whole domain. I don't currently have it hosted on my website. This will allow you to set Google as the default search engine. It also works with IE7 too on XP/2003 only.
24th November 2009, 05:43 PM #3
£20! for an ADM?! OMG?!?!
Originally Posted by Michael
Take a look at:
Set Google as search provider in IE7.
IE7 - add a set of search providers
How to create custom .adm or .admx files to add search providers to the toolbar search box in Internet Explorer 7
I am about to make an adm etc up for this anyway to set our new IE8/W7 boxes so I will post it later. Also I think you can use the IEAK8 (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/cc889351.aspx) to make a msi that you install after building that sets the options but I dont know about the limitation of the IEAK.
On a side point Michael please note you cant really promote pay apps etc on this site without sponsorship, only freebies plz.
Last edited by ZeroHour; 24th November 2009 at 05:53 PM.
24th November 2009, 08:44 PM #4
Hi. Will this ADM work under the following conditions:
Originally Posted by ZeroHour
Client OS: XP Pro: SP3.
Client browser: Either IE7 or IE8 [I am partway through moving to IE8 on our classroom/office machines]
Domain controller OS: Windows Server 2008: 64 Bit.
24th November 2009, 09:07 PM #5
No not that admx I mean but I will be making one for xp too. Any DC can deploy it.
Originally Posted by DaveP
25th November 2009, 02:28 PM #6
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Many thanks for all your advise
22nd December 2009, 09:42 PM #7
I have just completed a fesh install of XP SP3 at home. When it got to the point where it asks about Bing/Google etc I captured the following URL:
Add Search Providers to Internet Explorer
[Add Search Providers to Internet Explorer]
My plan is to try this out tomorrow at work. If it works I intend to include the change in the next round of images [or I might be able to create an MSI based upon the changes?]
Either way I will get back and post on any progress.
22nd December 2009, 10:42 PM #8
22nd April 2010, 09:48 AM #9
Sorry to drag this old thread up but ZeroHour...how did you get on with your W&/IE8 boxes?
Originally Posted by ZeroHour
I am trying to achieve this also (just want Google as my default search Provider) but I keep hitting brick walls!
Any help appreciated from anyone! thanks
22nd April 2010, 01:29 PM #10
Ok - managed to solve it with a reg to adm tool. A little bit old school but seems to work just fine
12th October 2010, 04:59 PM #11
Would it be possible for you to attach your adm file here?
Originally Posted by mjgreen
Thanks to linkazoid from:
DaveP (12th October 2010)
12th October 2010, 05:54 PM #12
Originally Posted by linkazoid
I would also be interested in this. I have not had much time to look at this since my last post and in fact I had forgotten all about it.
But now that someone else appears to have cracked it why re-invent the wheel? Either way I would like to give it a go on our network to see if it also cures this issue for us.
17th November 2010, 12:45 PM #13
Bump... any update on this please?
17th November 2010, 12:52 PM #14
would be happy to help but cant for the life of me find where I have put the ADM file :/ whoops.
Any idea how I can find out from GPO where it is located?
17th November 2010, 12:54 PM #15
wait a sec! think I found it.......
please note I have changed the file extension to .txt (from .ADM) in order to upload it.
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